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Community Notes

Sunday, November 6, 2011

The following is a list of upcoming area events as provided to The Brazil Times:

Coats Available

Les Rivera, along with Coats for Kids, is working to keep those in Clay County in need, warm. Rivera purchases coats from a bulk manufacturer for reasonable prices, to give to those in need. Those interested can reach Rivera at 812-241-6421.

Headquarters Open

The Clay County Democratic Headquarters, 16 E. National Ave., Brazil, will be open Monday and Tuesday from 6-8 p.m.

Assistance Program

Applications for the Clay County Christmas Assistance Program are available through the Clay County Department of Child Services, the Brazil Housing Authority and Hamilton Center, Inc.

Parents need to list the number of children they have custody of and the most important needs of the children.

The form will also ask for the children's clothing sizes.

The form must be returned by the end of business day Nov. 11, to one of the above listed locations.

For further information, call 812-251-4773.

Election Reminders

The Clay County Election Office recently stated absentee application deadlines for the following:

* Voting by Traveling Board -- Monday at noon.

Shop With A Cop

The Brazil City Police Department is now accepting applications from people and families interested in its Shop-With-A-Cop program.

Applications may be picked up at the department.

All applications are due by Nov. 30.

For further information, call 446-2211.

Picking Up Leaves

The City of Brazil leaf pickup this year will be as follows:

* Week 2 -- North of United States 40 and west of State Road 59 to Deer Creek Monday through Friday,

* Week 3 -- South of U.S. 40 and east of SR 59 to Edgewood Nov. 14-18, and

* Week 4 -- South of U.S. 40 and west of SR 59.

There will be one pass only.

Those interested should call 448-8501 to be put on the pickup list.

Book Fair

St. Vincent Clay Hospital will host a Book Fair Monday, from 10 a.m.-3 p.m., in the front lobby of the hospital.

Books and gifts will be discounted 30-70 percent off.

Mastercard, Visa, Discover, American Express, cash and checks will be accepted.

Meeting Scheduled

The Clay County Historical Society will meet Monday, at 6:30 p.m., in the lower level of the museum.

The meeting has been designated as the annual Thanksgiving Meeting.

The program will be a "Show and Tell," from members and guests.

The public is invited to attend.

For more information, call 443-1844.

Meeting Moved

The Staunton Town Council has moved its November meeting date.

The meeting will take place at 7 p.m., Tuesday, at the Staunton Community Center.

Property Tax Reminder

The second installment of Clay County property taxes are due Thursday, Nov. 10, 2011.

Normal business hours for the Clay County Treasurer's Office are Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

The office will extend its hours on the following days:

* Wednesday, Nov. 9 -- 8 a.m.-6 p.m., and

* Thursday, Nov. 10 -- 8 a.m.-6 p.m.

Tax payments will also be accepted at the following Clay County bank branches: First Financial Bank, Terre Haute Savings Bank and Riddell National Bank.

For further information, call 448-9009.

Senior Health Fair

The Area 7 Agency on Aging and Disabled will conduct a mini senior health fair Wednesday, Nov. 9, from 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m., at the Clay County Senior Citizen's Center, 120 S. Franklin St., Brazil.

The event is free for persons 50-older.

EAS Test

The National Emergency Alert System will be tested nationwide at 2 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 9.

The purpose is to test the National Emergency Alert System (EAS).

More information may be accessed at www.getprepared.in.gov.

Board To Meet

A regular meeting of the Brazil Board of Public Works will take place Nov. 9, at 2 p.m., in Brazil City Hall Council Chambers.

General business will be discussed and the public is welcome to attend.

Meeting Set

The Clay County 4-H Council will conduct its annual meeting Wednesday, Nov. 9, at 7 p.m., at the Clay County 4-H Fairgrounds Exhibit Hall.

All are welcome to attend.

For more information, call 448-9041.

Council sets up meeting

A regular meeting of the Brazil City Common Council will take place at 7 p.m., Nov. 9, in City Hall Council Chambers.

General business will be discussed and the public is welcome to attend.

Turkey Supper

The annual Cory Zion Church Turkey Supper will take place Saturday, Nov. 12, from 4-8 p.m., at the Family Life Center next to the church.

Cost is a freewill offering.

Carry-out will be available and delivery will be in the Cory area.

Meeting Rescheduled

The Brazil Parks and Recreation Board has changed its November meeting date.

The board will meet Tuesday, Nov. 15, at 6:30 p.m., at Brazil City Hall Council Chambers.

Youth Craft

The Brazil Public Library will host a youth craft for children 7-under Thursday, Nov. 17, from 6-7:30 p.m.

The craft, painting a wooden Christmas ornament, will be free and open to the public.

For further information, call 448-1981.

Special Visit

Those attending the Brazil Public Library Thursday, Nov. 17, at 6 p.m., will have the opportunity to paint a laser-etched wooden Christmas ornament.

A brief presentation by Laser Art Studios representatives Ray and Mary Staub, will begin the evening.

They will discus the Epilog Laser and how to paint the ornament.

The event is free and open to the public.

Pre-registration is required for the program.

For further information, call 448-1981.

Pottery Show scheduled

The Wabash Valley Antique Bottle and Pottery Club will present the 14th Illiana Antique Bottle and Pottery Show and Sale Saturday, Nov. 19, at the Shadow Auction Barn, 1517 Maple Ave., Terre Haute.

Show hours are 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

Admission to the event is free.

In addition, the Historical Bottle and Pottery Auction will take place Friday, Nov. 18, at 7 p.m.

For further information, call Ed Newman at 812-235-2712.

Blood Drive

Indiana Blood Center hosts hundreds of blood drives each month.

There will be a blood drive in Clay County in November.

The event will take place from 1-4 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 19, at Annunciation Church.

For more information, call 1-800-632-4722 or log on to www.donorpoint.org.

Dinner Time

First Baptist Church, 413 S. Walnut St., Brazil, will conduct its 26th Thanksgiving Dinner Nov. 24.

Serving will begin at noon.

There will be no charge to attend.

For reservations, call 448-8112 and leave a message.

Delivery will be available for homebound residents in the Brazil area.

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